Rugs are more than something to look at. Textured rugs can be cozy and fluffy or tough and durable.
A crucial but often overlooked component of interior design is texture: you can have the most beautiful décor in the world, but if it strikes the same visual tone throughout, it can feel flat.
Healthy servings of texture and mixed materials satiate the need for depth and interest in room designs,
Playing with a variety of textures is an easy way to create contrast in a room.
Textures and materials can really define tone and personality.
Rough textures are often suited to a more casual, rustic or country feel in an interior design scheme.
Rough and smooth textures look great combined together – as well as with each other.
Texture can bring a touch of luxury, substance and interest, to an otherwise, nicely done, but flat and boring home decorating scheme. Just like the texture detail of this shoe adds interest, a textured rug will do the same for your floor and overall design scheme.
Use plenty of texture if you are decorating in one color – especially white.
Texture is another way to show your own personality, a way to provide a hint into what makes you interesting.
Or go bold with color AND texture…
Best advice of all (Rosemarie diSalvo) “A throw rug instantly defines a space,” says diSalvo, noting that natural wood flooring is always beautiful, but looks far better with the layered, textured effect a throw rug lends. She suggests choosing a rug in a material that’s as natural as the wood itself, like wool, which could provide insulation and cut utility costs.
Texture is one more opportunity to bring visual interest to your rooms. Our team can guide you to the perfect rug for your home. Visit one of our showrooms today – We’d love to help get your rooms ready for Spring!